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White, Charles Alfred

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Private Charles Alfred White (38626)
Killed in Action on Sunday 2nd December 1917
Passchendaele, aged 19
Son of Alfred & Elizabeth White
Father's occupation: Steam Roller Driver
Born 16th September 1898 at Hurst
2 sisters, position in family: 1
Local address: Hackney, Middx
Regiment:Royal Berkshire Regiment
Battalion:2nd Bn.
Died:Sunday 2nd December 1917
Cause:Killed in Action
Commemorated:Memorial at Tyne Cot Memorial, Ypres

Charles White was born on 16th September 1898 in Hurst to Alfred and Elizabeth White. He was christened in St.Nicholas Church on the 6th November that year. The family lived in Davis Street along with Charles' paternal grandmother, Mary. At the time of the 1911 census Charlie was still living in Davis Street, along with his two sisters Katie and ELsie.

Charles was killed in action on 2nd December 1917 while serving with the Royal Berkshire Regiment in Belgium.

Charles has no known grave and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial.


Charles White on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Ypres
Tyne Cot Memorial, Ypres

They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old.
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun, and in morning
We will remember them.
Lawrence Binyon